Calypso Technology, Inc. (‘Calypso’), a leading provider of capital markets software, announced today that it is to be acquired by European private equity fund Bridgepoint and global growth equity investor Summit Partners. The acquisition will support Calypso’s next phase of growth and continued innovation leadership in capital markets technology.
Acteon, the French global player in the design, manufacture and distribution of dental equipment, imaging technologies and consumables, has been acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital for an undisclosed sum.
Evander Locks & Glazing (Evander), the nationwide 24/7 emergency response and repair provider of locks and glazing, is to be acquired by VPS, the vacant property, site security and property services specialists. VPS will acquire Evander from Bridgepoint Development Capital (BDC) and Lloyds Development Capital (LDC), who have co-owned the asset since 2011.
Bridgepoint Development Capital (“BDC”) has completed the sale of Solhagagruppen, a leading provider of specialist care services to the high acuity autism and related diagnoses segments, to Ambea, a leading provider of elderly care and disabled care services. As a result of the transaction, Solhaga’s operations will merge with Nytida, the business division within Ambea that focuses on disabled care.
Bridgepoint Development Capital (“BDC”) has completed the sale of its majority stake in Unifaun Group, formerly known as Memnon Networks (the “Company”) to funds managed by Vitruvian Partners. Management and key employees will remain significant minority shareholders in the new ownership structure. The new ownership will enable Unifaun to continue to invest in its people, processes and industry-leading technology and leverage its market leading position in a large and growing market.